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Up to Me  Roger McGuinn

Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 01:33:07 GMT
From: Rick L
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: CRD: Up To Me Roger McGuinn Chords/Lyrics
Roger McGuinn Up To Me written by Bob Dylan
[E] [A]  
Every thing went from bad to worse money never changed a thing
[E]Death kept following trackin us down at [A]least I heard your bluebird
sing
Now [G#m]somebody's got to [E]show their hand time is but an [A]enemy
A E B C#m E A E A E A *
I know you're long gone I guess it must be up to me
If I'd th[E]ought about it I never would have done it
[A]  
I guess I would a let it slide
[E]  
If I'd a pay attention to what others were thinking
[A]  
This heart inside of me would have died
[G#m] [E]  
I was just too stubborn to ever be governed
[A]  
By enforced insanity
[A]*[E] [B] [C#m] [E] [A] [E] [A] [E] [A]
Someone had to reach for the risin star I guess it was up to me
[E] [A] 
Well the Union Central is pullin out and the orchids are in bloom
[E] [A] 
I've only got me one good shirt left and it smells like stale perfume
[G#m] [E] [A] 
In fourteen months I've only smiled once I didn't do it consciously
[E] [B] [C#m] [E] [A] [E] [A] [E] 
[A]Somebody's got to find your trail and I guess it had to be up to me
[E] [A]  
It was like a revelation when you betrayed me with your touch
I'd had [E]just about convinced myself that [A]nothing had changed that
much
The old[G#m] rounder in the i[E]ron mask he slipped me the master k[A]ey
E B C#m E A E A E A *
Somebody had to unlock your heart he said it was up to me
Well I w[E]atched you slowly disappear down [A]into the officer's club
I w[E]ould have followed you in the door but I [A]didn't have a ticket stub
So I [G#m]waited all night long till the [E]break of day hoping one of us
would get
[A]free
E B C#m E A E A E A *
When the dawn came over the river bridge I knew it was up to me
Well the [E]only decent thing I did was w[A]hen I worked as a postal clerk
Was to h[E]aul your picture down off the wall [A]near the cage where I use
to
work I was a [G#m]fool not to [E]try to protect your id[A]enity
You l[E]ooked a lit[B]tle burned[C#m] out my [E]friend
A E A E A *
I thought it might be up to me
When I [E]met somebody face to face I [A]had to remove my hat
She's [E]everything I need and love but I [A]can't be swayed by that
It [G#m]frightens me the [E]awful truth how sweet life can [A]be
E B C#m E A E A E A *
But she ain't a gonna make a move I guess it must be up to me
We h[E]eard the sermon on the mount and I [A]knew it was too complex
It didn't [E]amount to anything more than what a [A]broken glass reflects
G#m, E A
When you bite off more than you can chew you pay the penalty
E B C#m E A E A E A *
Somebody's got to tell the tale I guess it must be up to me
Well D[E]upree came a pimping tonight t[A]o the Thunderbird Cafe
[E]Crystal wanted to talk to him I [A]had to look the other way
Now [G#m]I just can't rest [E]without your love I need your com[A]pany
But [E]you ain[B]'t a gonna c[C#m]ross the lin[E]e I [A]guess it must be up to [E]me[A] [E] [A]
There's a [E]note left in the bottle you can [A]give it to Estelle
She's the [E]one you've been wondering about there's [A]really nothin much
to
tell
We [G#m]both heard voices [E]for awhile now the rest is [A]history
E B C#m E A E A E A *
Somebody's got to cry some tears I guess it must be up to me
So [E]go on boys and play your hands l[A]ife is but a pantomine
The [E]ringleaders from the county seat say you [A]don't have all that much
time
And the [G#m]girl with me b[E]ehind the shades she ain't my p[A]roperty
[E]One of us has g[B]ot to [C#m]hit the[E] road I g[A]uess it must be up to [E]me[A] [E] [A]
And if we [E]never meet again b[A]aby remember me
How my l[E]one guitar played sweet for you that [A]old time melody
And the [G#m]rickenbacker [E]around my leg I played it for you for[A] free
No one el[E]se [B]could [C#m]play that t[E]une you [A]know it was up to [E]me[A] [E] [A] [E]
 
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Copyright @ 1974 Ram's Horn Music(ASCAP)
From the "Cardiff Rose'' LP Columbia Records 1976

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